Posts Tagged 'mobile security'

The phones are ringing, the telecom operators are chattering and the developers are pulling all-nighters programming. It’s beginning to look a lot like Mobile World Congress (MWC). MWC is one of the biggest extravaganzas for the mobile world. It brings together mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world […]

It’s been said that there are over a million different apps for the smartphone. Well, however many may exist, know that not all of them are passing security tests with flying colors. You may already be a user of at least several of the 25 most downloaded apps And what’s so special about the top […]

The latest threats report from McAfee Labs, published today, includes a sobering discussion about ongoing vulnerabilities in mobile apps; details about a powerful, easy-to-use, and now very popular exploit kit; and an overview of the challenging world of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). The report also includes our regular serving of threats statistics.   Mobile apps […]

Many people will be familiar with renowned psychologist Robert Cialdini’s “Six Principles of Influence”. In its most basic form Cialdini offers a step-by-step psychological guide to getting people to say yes. Very effective in the workplace or that crucial sales meeting, but these principles aren’t necessarily confined to the noble quest of ‘better business.” In […]

Almost a decade and half ago, a fresh young face in my 8th standard class shyly stood up and asked, “Miss, what’s Valentine’s Day”? Cut to present times. The youth are well aware of, and start preparing days ahead for, Valentine’s Day. Handwritten love poems have given way to mass-produced cards. And it doesn’t stop […]